AMA Recap — BlockSport
The session of AMA ( Ask Me Anything ) with BlockSport was conducted on 18th Nov 2021 at 2 PM IST (8:30 AM UTC) and lasted for 1;30 hours.
I welcome you on behalf of Crypto players India team, hope you will enjoy today’s AMA session.
Very excited to have you with us.😊
Please tell us about yourself and the team working on Blocksport?
Hello, everyone, I am vladmir, CEO and Co-Founder of Blocksport, has a computer science background. Our teams are technical geeks and influential people in the sports industry. My tech journey started when I was fourteen years old, during which years I began programming with my “made-in-USSR” MK-61 and MK-52 micro-computers. personally, I found my way into the crypto market during the rising of ICO projects in 2017. From 2017 until today, I have advised several blockchain start-ups on how to build great products, shape tokenomics, and bring value to the cryptocurrency community. Among my portfolios are the tokenization of Swiss Franc and Gold for Swiss Crypto Valley-based start-ups, flight insurance automation via smart contracts for US startups, booking and reward platforms for UK clients, tokenization of green energy, market makers for US/China customers, and 10+ projects. Semih Kaçan is the Chairman and Co-Founder of blockspoort. He launched TrustSquare in Zurich (the biggest Blockchain Innovations Hub in Europe). Semih is an entrepreneur with 10 years of experience in Strategy Consulting and Banking at Credit Suisse, BearingPoint and Swisscom. He holds an MSc in Corporate Finance. Alex Honcharuk is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Blocksport. He is experienced in the delivery of technological solutions ranging from Chatbots, Web and Mobile applications to Blockchain-based applications. If any guys want to know us more, please check our LinkedIn or medium https://blocksportnft.medium.com/the-story-behind-blocksport-founders-version-7d0a03bb815e ☺️
Our advisory is also influential people in the sports world, Such as Mladen is football star from Borussia Dortmund ，Mark is a former FIFA director, Sam is former VP at NBA, Heinrich is a co-Founder of ESL. (ESL, the eSports League, is the world’s largest eSports company responsible for organizing and hosting eSports events.), Tom is co-Founder of Big Clan and Co-Founder of MouseSports. They will help us introduce more sports stars and clubs.
What is Blocksport? Please provide a detailed introduction.
Founded in 2019, Blocksport is an innovative and leading SportsTech based in Zurich, Switzerland. We provide top Esports teams and traditional Sports clubs with their own fan engagement mobile app. Supported by a professional network of sports experts and partners we will launch a NFT platform to bring clubs, fans and sponsors closer together Our state-of-the-art NFT platform provides features like NFT and fan token issuance, auction, bidding as well as NFT mining. Blocksport aims to build a sports ecology for Sports enthusiasts that integrates games, sports NFTs, and fan community management.
The sports industry is no longer about events, players, tickets, surroundings and all the things related to sports entities, but rather a world full of digital information and assets with value. With the support of the token economy system, any individual participating in the blockchain can participate in the transaction of digital information. This fundamentally changes the business development system and driving logic based on personal trust and institutional trust in the traditional sports industry, breaking the barrier of value transmission and promoting the revolutionary upgrade of the sports industry. And fans’ love for stars, teams or e-sports teams is not just a kind of emotional relationship. It will generate value and value transmission through blockchain. While some media organizations and sports teams have been able to find their way around making their NFTs and launching their fan tokens, some others have not been so lucky. There is a technical know-how barrier for the companies. Also, the majority of sports clubs do not have platforms for onboarding, engaging, and monetizing their fans’ community. Blocksport team aims to solve this major challenge by being the home of sport NFTs online NFT aggregation platform. Also, there are features on the Blocksport platform that support gamification and loyalty rewards programs for fans thereby increasing their engagement with the clubs.
What Blocksport aims to build? And what are it’s features? Also tell us about your key components NFTs, Fan tokens and GameFi.
Blocksport is dedicated to building an ecosystem for Esports and Sports enthusiasts that integrates games, esports NFT collections, and fan community management, as well as building a service platform for the vertical field of the sports industry in an encrypted world. The NFT platform developed by Blocksport is built on the Ethereum blockchain and Binance Smart Chain (BSC), with core functions such as sports NFT asset issuance/auction/bidding, fan token issuance/auction, and Gamefi. We will complete the deployment in Polygon at the end of the month. So In our ecosystem, we have three key components: NFTs , Fan tokens and Gamefi. Since 2019, We are always exploring how to make fans and stars closer. and we want to bridge the connection between celebrities and their fans with exclusive NFTs and Fan experiences. We combine Sports, NFT, and Game-Fi to bring the highest experience to fans, athletes, and teams. With its network of top sports athletes and excess to the major sports teams globally, it can provide an exclusive set of NFTs and fan tokens on its platform. After the platform launch, players, as well as team and fans, can immediately benefit from the NFTs released on the Blocksport NFT platform allowing fans to be one of a few owners of an exclusive digital card or rights holder and to receive rewards while holding those NFTs. So, a fan can do two things — support their favourite sports star or team and earn rewards while doing so. Fan Tokens are digital assets that represent your ownership of a voting right and give you access to earn unique club-specific rewards and experiences. For gamefi, we will provide NFT Staking and club games. Fans can stake their NFT to earn and can train their NFT to win the match.
Can you tell us about your partnership with sports team around the world?
Sure ,This is something we are proud of ! Now, Blocksport has reached cooperation with more than 40+ clubs and celebrities such as Team Singularity, Virtus pro, Penta Sports, CF Talavera from Spain, Metalist FC, Dynamo Kyiv (plays Champions League), African Cycling UCI team, Sinners Esport, Red Star Rugby club, ARIS BC from Greece and many more. For celebrities and clubs, such as: RedStar Rugby club; Penta Sports; Team Singularity; Sinners Esports; ProTouch UCI Africa; BIG Clan; Metalist 1925; AC Parma; Dynamo Kyiv; FK Zeljeznicar; Skade; SSP; Desert Fox (by Toyota); SportBuff; Cagliari Calcio; UC Sampdoria; ARIS BC; ReXpect Gaming; Jordan Pickford; Mladen Petric; Niklas Timmerman.
Some big Club like BIG , Virtus ,the two of them have partnered with crypto exchanges Coinbase and BYBIT.
It is worth mentioning that the founder of BIG is an advisor to Blocksport. After the AMA, I will have a meeting with their partner exchange.
By building an ecosystem of sports and esports fans that integrate the game. How are esports tournaments used to maintain the value of the product? Is the game function system based on PLAY-TO-EARN, TRADE-TO-EARN, or OWN-TO-EARN? provide more utilities to BSPT?
The BSPT token is an important part of the Blocksport NFT platform and acts as a “currency.” BSPT is an ERC-20 token and will remain on the Ethereum blockchain. BSPT tokens will continue to be the main entry and exit point for those who want to buy NFT. BSPT serves as the basis for transactions and interaction within the NFT platform, and it can be used and acquired by Athletes, Creators, Clubs and Fans in multiple ways. • Access the NFT platform: Creators spend BSPT to mint sports NFTs. Collectors use BSPT to auction or buy NFTs. Fan Token sales drive demand for BSPT to purchase Fan Tokens.
• Staking: BSPT allows for staking, which allows for passive revenues on NFTs: you get more BSPT by staking NFTs or BSPT.
• Governance: Holders of BSPT tokens can participate in community governance and manage the platform’s NFT for creators and clubs.
• Voting: Holders of BSPT can submit and vote on proposals about trading fees and new features to be developed. Other NFT platforms are comprehensive platforms. Blocksport mainly focuses on Esports and Sports, and we only allow stars to create NFTs, which improve the NFT quality. Unlike most platforms, the biggest advantage of Blocksport is that it combines the functions of these platforms with comprehensive functions; we provide NFT+fan token+defi; we have mentors who are influential people in the Esports and Sports world; our users can sell, mint and collect NFTs or Fan Token, or use as assets in play-to-earn games. What we are providing here to users is not just simply a tokenized NFT playing card or a trading market or NFT boom. The Blocksport platform is built to run on Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain (BSC Chain). Our NFT platform consists of three integrated products that will provide a comprehensive experience for our fans and partnered clubs/teams.
There are many platforms with the same idea as blocksport. So, what great technologies and features will you offer the community that sets it apart from other platforms? What strategy did you use to make blocksport worth in the market?
As I answered the previous question. Other NFT platforms are comprehensive platforms. Blocksport mainly focuses on Esports and Sports, and we only allow stars to create NFTs, which improve the NFT quality. What we are providing here to users is not just simply a tokenized NFT playing card or a trading market or NFT boom. The Blocksport platform is built to run on Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain (BSC Chain). Our NFT platform consists of three integrated products that will provide a comprehensive experience for our fans and partnered clubs/teams.
Which are the initial Fan Tokens that will be launched on Blocksport ? Is There any particular sport whose tokens will come or it will be all sports ? Also which Fan Tokens will be coming in your Roadmap ?
Fan Tokens are created by Blocksport on behalf of the Club. Fans who hold Fan Tokens gain decision-making right for that team. We will help clubs to make the Fan token solutions, including tokenomics and rights. and we will provide a marketplace where several fan tokens are auctioned or purchased at a fixed price before they reach the secondary market. This ensures that fans can get fan tokens at the entry price. And we have reached cooperation with more than 40+ clubs and celebrities such as Team Singularity, Virtus pro, Penta Sports, CF Talavera from Spain, Metalist FC, Dynamo Kyiv (plays Champions League), African Cycling UCI team, Sinners Esport, Red Star Rugby club, ARIS BC from Greece and many more. So every fan token will launch step by step in our platform.
I want to invest to your project. Where i buy your token? Is it available on any exchange?
Regarding investment, $BSPT is currently not listed, please wait for our information. Currently, all private sales of Blocksport are only for community influencers, investment institutions, and top media. Private sales are not open to individual investors. The private sales round will end at the end of this month, and then start IDO or directly on the centralized exchange IEO. Please wait for our latest information.
As a big sports platform, Blocksport serves dozens of clubs. Have you helped the club develop any apps?
‼️Learn more about Blocksport NFT‼️
📱You can find more information about us on Google play
🤠Strong technical team💪💪
👉Guess which club we are developing their fan app for
👏Join us,Let’s discuss more
We have helped many clubs develop their fan apps, you can check on googleplay. After the Blocksport platform goes live in the future, it will be interoperable with all clubs’ apps.
NFT is really a hot topic in the cryptocurrency market now. So how is your project planning to develop NFT then how is your project planning to integrate it with DeFi?
Yes, Combining DeFi and NFTs, we provide staking pools to stake unique NFTs and tokens to win mining rewards. And we will combine NFT and Game, users can mint NFT as a player, and train it and participate in matches to win BSPT rewards. We plan to launch in December. Now we launch our NFT ticket which is used in a lottery to earn stars’ NFT or white list, and we will do AMA and NFT airdrop to attract users. When the platform launch, we will launch 4 events:
1. Celebrity video announcement: Show a celebrity NFT video every day for 7 consecutive days in media(posted by celebrities, forwarded by Blocksport)
2. Online product launch： We will launch an online NFT show, people from all over the world can join in our events, check our NFTs and community with each other. And we will invite celebrities to join the events too.
3.NFT bid for the airdrop: users who bid NFT on our platform can get the Airdrop rewards
4. Announcing Blocksport Video Contest: Making a video that shows us why you like blocksport to get rewards. We are preparing for a limited edition NFT airdrop with all clubs & stars that cooperate with Blocksport. Confidentiality of specific time🤓
Blocksport is built on the Ethereum blockchain and Binance Smart Chain (BSC), May I know Why You Initially Select these Blockchains and Are you aiming to be a Multi chain platform , Will other Chains Will also be Introduced in future ?
Yes of course. In addition to ETH, BSC. We have already cooperated with Polygon, you will see soon. About the Multichain platform, we are committed to becoming such a role, making it more convenient for users to participate.
I’m a crypto newbie so is the your projcet project suitable for a beginner like me? or is only limited to professional users?
Good questions! In fact, this is a key point of Blocksport. We fully consider this issue. Since most of our partners are clubs in the traditional industry, they are very unfamiliar with the encryption industry. We have now solved this problem. At present, European laws have supported the purchase of $BSPT and Blocksport’s Fantoken with fiat currency. This is a super important issue, we have solved the pain points of how new users participate in the encryption industry.
Alex Hamm, [18–11–2021 14:52]
Hello SiR, IMPORTANT Q:
Do you have this…
1. Telegram Group
2. YouTube channel
3. Tiktok channel
4. Website or Twitter
👉 For this project? From where we can learn something? Please share with us link…???
Check here pls, you can find what you want
Blocksport NFT social media:
‼️Everything you need is there. Please pay attention.
Anh Say Quá
Do you have tutorial videos so we can get to know your project more clearly or do you have a YouTube channel or something? can you share it with us?
Yes please check the following message
🎥 Today we want to show you Blocksport’s Introduction video that explains our product!
The AMA recorded many great questions from the Crypto Players India community, as well as meticulous answers from our guest BSPT from BlockSport. AMA Concluded at 3:30 pm IST.